Grilled Watermelon and Shrimp Skewers
appetizer

Grilled Watermelon and Shrimp Skewers

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Watermelon on the grill? Absolutely. And a Thai basil marinade gives this colorful appetizer a hint of licorice flavor that makes a big impact.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 5m

    Cook Time

  • 67

    Calories

  • 7

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

13

(2 skewers)

Servings

  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Thai basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Garlic, Minced
  • 1 pound large shrimp, (26 to 30 count) peeled and deveined
  • 26 to 30 seedless watermelon cubes, (1-inch cubes)

Instructions

  • Place lime juice, oil, Thai basil, honey and garlic in blender or food processor container; cover. Blend or process until basil is finely chopped. Reserve 1/4 of the marinade. Place shrimp in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish. Add remaining marinade; toss to coat well.

  • Refrigerate 15 minutes. Remove shrimp from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Thread 1 shrimp and 1 watermelon cube on each skewer so that the watermelon cube is in-between the 2 ends of the shrimp.

  • Grill over medium heat 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink, turning occasionally. Serve skewers drizzled with reserved marinade.

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